What is an 0311 rifleman?

MOS 0311 is the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code for infantry rifleman. It is the primary infantry MOS for the Marine Corps.

What does an infantry rifleman do?

Infantrymen are trained to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy’s assault by fire and close combat. Riflemen serve as the primary scouts, assault troops and close combat forces within each infantry unit.

What is an automatic rifleman?

Automatic Rifleman (AR): Provides overwatch and suppressive fire through force multiplication. The most casualty producing person in a fireteam, in terms of firepower and maneuverability when compared to the standard nine-man rifle squad. An automatic rifleman is equipped with a M249 light machine gun.

Where is 0311 stationed?

Military Occupational Specialty Location Database

Specialty Description School Location
0311 Infantry Marine Description Camp Pendleton, CA
0313 Light Armored Reconnaissance Marine Description Camp Pendleton, CA
0321 Reconnaissance Man Description Camp Pendleton, CA

Is rifleman a rank?

Rank. In many (particularly Commonwealth) armies, “rifleman” is a rank equivalent to private, abbreviated Rfn.

What is the difference between infantry and rifleman?

As nouns the difference between infantry and rifleman is that infantry is soldiers who fight on foot (on land), as opposed to cavalry and other mounted units, regardless of external transport (eg airborne) while rifleman is a soldier trained to use a rifle as their primary weapon.

What rank is an automatic rifleman?

The team leader is generally a sergeant (E-5) with three to five years of experience. The team members’ positions (rifleman, automatic rifleman, and grenadier) are based on their assigned weapons (rifle, squad automatic weapon [SAW], and M203 grenade launcher).